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  Lot 12
 

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[Americana]
Collection of 18 United States Governmental Reports, ca. 1816-17

18 Letters from the Secretaries and Acting Secretaries of War, State, the Treasury, the Navy, etc., from the end of James Madison's presidency

Washington, (D.C.): Printed by William A. Davis, 1816-17. Folio. Comprising 18 printed official United States government reports, from the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of State, etc., during the end of the presidency of James Madison (March 4, 1809-March 4, 1817). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled paper-covered boards, red morocco spine label, stamped in gilt, spine dry and splitting, boards and extremities rubbed; numerous folding charts; scattered edge-wear to text leaves; moderate to heavy toning to text.

Comprising:

  1. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting his Annual Report on the State of the Finances. December 20, 1816. 22 pp.
  2. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Statements of the Amount of Duties on Merchandise Imported into the United States from the British West Indies, and their American colonies… December 23, 1816. 4 pp., plus two folding charts.
  3. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting Statements Showing the Application of Moneys Which Have Been Transferred by Order of the President, from Several Appropriations to Other Appropriations for the Support of the Military Establishment… December 18, 1816. 5 pp.
  4. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting a Statement of the Expenditure and Application of all Such Sums of Money as Have been Drawn from the Treasury by the Secretary of War, from the 1st of October, 1815, to the 30th September, 1816. December 30, 1816. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  5. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Statement of Moneys Transferred During the Last Recess of Congress, from Sundry Specific Appropriations… January 3, 1817. 6 pp.
  6. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting an Estimate of the Appropriations for the Service of the Year 1817. January 6, 1817. 59 pp.
  7. Letter from the Secretary of State, Transmitting a List of the Names of Persons Whom Patents Have Been Issued, for the Invention of any New or Useful Art, or Machine, Manufacture, or Composition of Matter, or any Improvement Thereof, from January 1st, 1816, to January 1sy, 1817. January 6, 1817. 12 pp.
  8. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Statement and Application of Moneys Drawn from the Treasury on Account of the Navy; from October 1, 1815, to September 30, 1816. January 7, 1817. (4) pp., pluse one folding chart.
  9. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting a Statement of the Names of the Clerks Employed in the Treasury Department During the Year 1816; and the Amount Paid to Each. January 7, 1817. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  10. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting Statements of Contracts made at the War Department in the year 1816, on Behalf of the United States. January 11, 1817. 7 pp., plus one folding chart.
  11. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting a Statement of the Officers and Privates Comprising the Whole Military Establishment of the United States…January 13, 1817. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  12. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting a Statement Showing the Actual Number of the Army of the United States and the Station of Each Corps…January 23, 1817. 8 pp.
  13. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Statement of Contracts made by the Navy Department during the Year 1816. January 14, 1817. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  14. Report of the Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund, Containing Sundry Statements in Relation to the State of that Fund…January 17, 1817. 22 pp., plus one folding chart.
  15. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting the Annual Statement of the District Tonnage of the United States…January 17, 1817. 7 pp., plus two folding charts.
  16. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting Statements of Moneys Paid at the Treasury During the Year 1816; for the Miscellaneous Claims not Otherwise Provided for…January 27, 1817. 6 pp., plus two folding charts.
  17. Correspondence Between the Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means and the Acting Secretary of War; in Relation to the Expenditures and Appropriations for the Ordinance and Quarter-Master General’s Department. January 31, 1817. 20 pp., plus two folding charts.
  18. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting a Statement of Goods, Wares, and Merchandise Exported from the United States, During the Year Ending September 30, 1816. Feburary 3, 1817. 17 pp.

Estimated at $300 - $500


 

18 Letters from the Secretaries and Acting Secretaries of War, State, the Treasury, the Navy, etc., from the end of James Madison's presidency

Washington, (D.C.): Printed by William A. Davis, 1816-17. Folio. Comprising 18 printed official United States government reports, from the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of State, etc., during the end of the presidency of James Madison (March 4, 1809-March 4, 1817). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled paper-covered boards, red morocco spine label, stamped in gilt, spine dry and splitting, boards and extremities rubbed; numerous folding charts; scattered edge-wear to text leaves; moderate to heavy toning to text.

Comprising:

  1. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting his Annual Report on the State of the Finances. December 20, 1816. 22 pp.
  2. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Statements of the Amount of Duties on Merchandise Imported into the United States from the British West Indies, and their American colonies… December 23, 1816. 4 pp., plus two folding charts.
  3. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting Statements Showing the Application of Moneys Which Have Been Transferred by Order of the President, from Several Appropriations to Other Appropriations for the Support of the Military Establishment… December 18, 1816. 5 pp.
  4. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting a Statement of the Expenditure and Application of all Such Sums of Money as Have been Drawn from the Treasury by the Secretary of War, from the 1st of October, 1815, to the 30th September, 1816. December 30, 1816. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  5. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Statement of Moneys Transferred During the Last Recess of Congress, from Sundry Specific Appropriations… January 3, 1817. 6 pp.
  6. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting an Estimate of the Appropriations for the Service of the Year 1817. January 6, 1817. 59 pp.
  7. Letter from the Secretary of State, Transmitting a List of the Names of Persons Whom Patents Have Been Issued, for the Invention of any New or Useful Art, or Machine, Manufacture, or Composition of Matter, or any Improvement Thereof, from January 1st, 1816, to January 1sy, 1817. January 6, 1817. 12 pp.
  8. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Statement and Application of Moneys Drawn from the Treasury on Account of the Navy; from October 1, 1815, to September 30, 1816. January 7, 1817. (4) pp., pluse one folding chart.
  9. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting a Statement of the Names of the Clerks Employed in the Treasury Department During the Year 1816; and the Amount Paid to Each. January 7, 1817. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  10. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting Statements of Contracts made at the War Department in the year 1816, on Behalf of the United States. January 11, 1817. 7 pp., plus one folding chart.
  11. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting a Statement of the Officers and Privates Comprising the Whole Military Establishment of the United States…January 13, 1817. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  12. Letter from the Acting Secretary of War, Transmitting a Statement Showing the Actual Number of the Army of the United States and the Station of Each Corps…January 23, 1817. 8 pp.
  13. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Statement of Contracts made by the Navy Department during the Year 1816. January 14, 1817. (4) pp., plus one folding chart.
  14. Report of the Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund, Containing Sundry Statements in Relation to the State of that Fund…January 17, 1817. 22 pp., plus one folding chart.
  15. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting the Annual Statement of the District Tonnage of the United States…January 17, 1817. 7 pp., plus two folding charts.
  16. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting Statements of Moneys Paid at the Treasury During the Year 1816; for the Miscellaneous Claims not Otherwise Provided for…January 27, 1817. 6 pp., plus two folding charts.
  17. Correspondence Between the Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means and the Acting Secretary of War; in Relation to the Expenditures and Appropriations for the Ordinance and Quarter-Master General’s Department. January 31, 1817. 20 pp., plus two folding charts.
  18. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting a Statement of Goods, Wares, and Merchandise Exported from the United States, During the Year Ending September 30, 1816. Feburary 3, 1817. 17 pp.
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